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* Not the creepiest thing in the game per say,but near the end of your first visit to the Land of Dragons the player is treated to a seen of some of Shen's remaining soldiers turning into heartless likely due to fatigue and despair. It's a pretty morbid reminder that Emblem Heartless were once actual people.


** Oh, and [[SarcasmMode to make it even better]], it's completely random when Antiform will activate; you'll just be selecting another power-up, quite possibly one you desperately need to finish a long and difficult fight, and then suddenly Sora basically transforms into a Heartless [[JumpScare with no warning]], complete with a [[GlowingEyesOfDoom nightmare-inducing sprite]] in the HP bar.[[note]]This isn't ''entirely'' true; there IS a complicated formula for determining what the odds of activating Antiform are based on your previous actions, but no casual player would possibly work it out, and there's still an element of luck.

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** Oh, and [[SarcasmMode to make it even better]], it's completely random when Antiform will activate; you'll just be selecting another power-up, quite possibly one you desperately need to finish a long and difficult fight, and then suddenly Sora basically transforms into a Heartless [[JumpScare with no warning]], complete with a [[GlowingEyesOfDoom nightmare-inducing sprite]] in the HP bar.[[note]]This [[note:This isn't ''entirely'' true; there IS a complicated formula for determining what the odds of activating Antiform are based on your previous actions, but no casual player would possibly work it out, and there's still an element of luck.]]

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** They're not technically nowhere, but they're about as close as it's possible to get. They're in the Realm of Nothingness, which Ansem the Wise states in his reports to be where Xehanort banished him. Ansem had to use ThePowerOfHate to survive the place and escape before it caused him to [[DeaderThanDead fade from existence]]. How long would Sora and Riku have lasted there if they hadn't made it to the Dark Margin?


** This was mentioned on a FridgeHorror page: none of the Organization members question Xemnas' apparent ability to turn them into Dusks, or assume that he is lying to bring them to heel. ''How are they so sure that he can do this?'' Have they watched him do it ''before?''



* '''Scar'''. Not only does he commit every monstrous action he did in his movie of origin, but he turns out to be so evil that he is the ''only character in the entire series'' who manages to retain his normal intelligence and body after becoming a Heartless, something ''that not even [[BigBad Xehanort]] could do without possessing Riku''.
** The lead-up to the boss fight is quite unnerving, especially if you've seen ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing''. So Simba throws Scar off of Pride Rock, as happened in the movie, and thus that's the end of Scar, right? He's hyena food now, [[TemptingFate right]]? But then ''he starts crawling back up the side of the cliff'', and the major boss theme "The Encounter" starts. No doubt most players thought "[[OhCrap Uh-oh]], this didn't happen in the movie...."



** Slightly mitigated by the fact that [[VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance the next time]] you visit The World That Never Was, it's more-or-less intact, meaning that it either [[UnexplainedRecovery got better]] or the world caving in on itself was actually Organization XIII's Kingdom Hearts.



* While the manga is only thinly connected to the games and is VERY cartoony, one scene in particular had a huge case of MoodWhiplash. In the game, when Shan-Yu is defeated, he just passes out. In the manga, once Sora defeated Shan-Yu, he is on the ground and is approached by Xigbar. Shan-Yu begs for more power, and what does Xigbar do? He [[http://kh13.com/zenphoto/manga/kingdom-hearts-ii/chapter-22/15.png.php shoots]] [[http://kh13.com/zenphoto/manga/kingdom-hearts-ii/chapter-22/16.png.php him]]! [[BoomHeadshot In the head]]! The manga is rated E.
** Most of the chapter has normally happy-go-lucky Sora being pushed beyond his limits. He looks absolutely pissed that Shan Yu, TheHeartless and Xigbar are keeping him from finding Riku. Well, at least until the above happens.
* Seeing [[spoiler: [[FanNickname Radiant Garden Tron]] being [[BoundAndGagged bound to a wall]] and tortured by Sark]] is horrifying enough on it's own, but [[spoiler: considering what happens to the real Tron, especially after Sora defeats him in [=KH3D=]...]]
** Regardless, seeing any character[[note]] that doesn't deserve it[[/note]] getting tortured by electrocution is horrifying. The main trio even go through with it, with the torture victims being Donald and Goofy in the game, and Sora in the manga.
*** And near the end of the arc, when Sark is grown to a giant, [[spoiler: he grabs Tron and tries to crush him. Just looking at Tron's face as he screams in pain over being crushed is enough for one's spine to freeze]]. Anyone who saw ''Film/TronLegacy'' or played ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' would really find this to be [[TooSoon just too upsetting]].
* [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/kingdom_hearts_ii/v05/c037/15.html Saix's berserker state]] wouldn't look out of place in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
* Since the manga portrays [[MinionWithAnFInEvil Demyx]] in a slightly more positive light, you'd expect they'd also make his death relatively painless, right? [[spoiler: Only if you consider [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice getting impaled by a crapton of falling icicles]] "painless".]] BloodlessCarnage is, naturally, in full effect, but that's got to ''hurt''.

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* While the manga is only thinly connected to the games and is VERY cartoony, one scene in particular had a huge case of MoodWhiplash. In the game, when Shan-Yu is defeated, he just passes out. In the manga, once Sora defeated Shan-Yu, he is on the ground and is approached by Xigbar. Shan-Yu begs for more power, and what does Xigbar do? He [[http://kh13.com/zenphoto/manga/kingdom-hearts-ii/chapter-22/15.png.php shoots]] [[http://kh13.com/zenphoto/manga/kingdom-hearts-ii/chapter-22/16.png.php him]]! [[BoomHeadshot In the head]]! [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids The manga is rated E.
** Most of the chapter has normally happy-go-lucky Sora being pushed beyond his limits. He looks absolutely pissed that Shan Yu, TheHeartless and Xigbar are keeping him from finding Riku. Well, at least until the above happens.
* Seeing [[spoiler: [[FanNickname Radiant Garden Tron]] being [[BoundAndGagged bound to a wall]] and tortured by Sark]] is horrifying enough on it's own, but [[spoiler: considering what happens to the real Tron, especially after Sora defeats him in [=KH3D=]...
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* Seeing [[FanNickname Radiant Garden Tron]] being [[BoundAndGagged bound to a wall]] and tortured by Sark is horrifying enough on it's own, but considering what happens to the real Tron, especially after Sora defeats him in [=KH3D=]...
** Regardless, seeing Seeing any character[[note]] that doesn't deserve it[[/note]] character getting tortured by electrocution is horrifying. The main trio even go through with it, with the torture victims being Donald and Goofy in the game, and Sora in the manga.
*** ** And near the end of the arc, when Sark is grown to a giant, [[spoiler: he grabs Tron and tries to crush him. Just looking at Tron's face as he screams in pain over being crushed is enough for one's spine to freeze]].freeze. Anyone who saw ''Film/TronLegacy'' or played ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' would really find this to be [[TooSoon just too upsetting]].
* [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/kingdom_hearts_ii/v05/c037/15.html Saix's berserker state]] wouldn't look out of place in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''.
* Since the manga portrays [[MinionWithAnFInEvil Demyx]] in a slightly more positive light, you'd expect they'd also make his death relatively painless, right? [[spoiler: Only if you consider [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice getting impaled by a crapton of falling icicles]] "painless".]] "painless". BloodlessCarnage is, naturally, in full effect, but that's got to ''hurt''.

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** The lead-up to the boss fight is quite unnerving, especially if you've seen ''WesternAnimation/TheLionKing''. So Simba throws Scar off of Pride Rock, as happened in the movie, and thus that's the end of Scar, right? He's hyena food now, [[TemptingFate right]]? But then ''he starts crawling back up the side of the cliff'', and the major boss theme "The Encounter" starts. No doubt most players thought "[[OhCrap Uh-oh]], this didn't happen in the movie...."

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* '''Scar'''. Not only does he commit every monstrous action he did in his movie of origin, but he turns out to be so evil that he is the ''only character in the entire series'' who manages to retain his normal intelligence and body after becoming a Heartless, something ''that not even [[BigBad Xehanort]] could do without possessing Riku''.

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** the fact that he's basically having a moongasm.


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** On a quieter note, that truck next to the Memory Skyscraper. The window's cracked and the lights are blinking on and off. It's clearly crashed recently, since you can see the skidmarks on the ground in front of it... [[NothingIsScarier So who crashed, and why?]]

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** On a quieter note, that truck next to the Memory Skyscraper. The window's cracked and the lights are blinking on and off. It's clearly crashed recently, since you can see the skidmarks skid marks on the ground in front of it... [[NothingIsScarier So who crashed, and why?]]


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* When enemies are defeated, they typically explode in a shower of something thematically related to them. Heartless explode in a puff of darkness, some releasing their hearts. Nobodies disintegrate into a cloud of nondescript energy. But the Cursed Pirates in [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Port Royal?]] They collapse into a cloud of tattered, rotten skin flakes.

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** Oh, and [[SarcasmMode to make it even better]], it's completely random when Antiform will activate; you'll just be selecting another power-up, quite possibly one you desperately need to finish a long and difficult fight, and then suddenly Sora basically transforms into a Heartless [[JumpScare with no warning]], complete with a [[GlowingEyesOfDoom nightmare-inducing sprite]] in the HP bar.[[note]]This isn't ''entirely'' true; there IS a complicated formula for determining what the odds of activating Antiform are based on your previous actions, but no casual player would possibly work it out, and there's still an element of luck.[[\note]]

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** Oh, and [[SarcasmMode to make it even better]], it's completely random when Antiform will activate; you'll just be selecting another power-up, quite possibly one you desperately need to finish a long and difficult fight, and then suddenly Sora basically transforms into a Heartless [[JumpScare with no warning]], complete with a [[GlowingEyesOfDoom nightmare-inducing sprite]] in the HP bar.[[note]]This isn't ''entirely'' true; there IS a complicated formula for determining what the odds of activating Antiform are based on your previous actions, but no casual player would possibly work it out, and there's still an element of luck.[[\note]]


** On a quieter note, that truck next to the Memory Skyscraper. The window's cracked and the lights are blinking on and off. It's clearly crashed recently, since you can see the skidmarks on the ground in front of it... So who crashed, and why?

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** On a quieter note, that truck next to the Memory Skyscraper. The window's cracked and the lights are blinking on and off. It's clearly crashed recently, since you can see the skidmarks on the ground in front of it... [[NothingIsScarier So who crashed, and why?why?]]


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** Oh, and [[SarcasmMode to make it even better]], it's completely random when Antiform will activate; you'll just be selecting another power-up, quite possibly one you desperately need to finish a long and difficult fight, and then suddenly Sora basically transforms into a Heartless [[JumpScare with no warning]], complete with a [[GlowingEyesOfDoom nightmare-inducing sprite]] in the HP bar.[[note]]This isn't ''entirely'' true; there IS a complicated formula for determining what the odds of activating Antiform are based on your previous actions, but no casual player would possibly work it out, and there's still an element of luck.[[\note]]


** When Roxas is held captive, successfully doing the final reaction command will cause The Twilight Thorn to slam against the ground in a near instant. If you are unlucky enough for the final blow being that last reaction command, the Twilight Thorn will hit the ground and the game goes into the same slo-mo that happens when you beat a boss, but this time it shows the Twilight Thorn lands face first, making it look like it's neck was broken.

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** When Roxas is held captive, successfully doing the final reaction command will cause The Twilight Thorn to slam against the ground in a near instant. If you are unlucky enough for the final blow being that last reaction command, the Twilight Thorn will hit the ground and the game goes into the same slo-mo that happens when you beat a boss, but this time it shows the Twilight Thorn lands face first, making it look like it's its neck was broken.broken.
** One of its attacks involves it stretching in slo-mo over the field before dangling its head upside-down and then making it pulsate and bob as it spawns monsters out from its appendages. It's extremely unnatural and bizarre.

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